A new lesson for middle-grade students teaches the contributions of the brave women who helped drive and sustain the civil rights movement, the woman suffrage movement, and other modern civil rights movements. Students explore the role played by gender during an era of expanding political rights and personal liberties.
The Center is now accepting applications for the 2014 American Civic Education Teacher Awards. Each year the ACETA program selects and showcases three teachers who have done exemplary work in preparing young people to become informed and engaged citizens. Apply by April 1 to be considered for this prestigious honor.
The Center is proud to announce the release of the 2014 We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution National Finals hearing questions (link opens a pdf file). These eighteen questions covering each unit of the We the People textbook will test the knowledge and critical thinking skills of this year's competitors.
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